10 Things New York Millennials Say

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10 Things New York Millennials Say

Every state, or even city, has their own slang that’s unique to them. While New York is a melting pot of people there’s still a few things you’ll hear while roaming the streets that you likely won’t hear in other places.

 “On Line”
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You’re never in line, you’re on it.

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This one is usually used in place of the amazing, or a good time. As in “this burger is lit” or, “the party tonight is going to be lit.”

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Because you don’t have weekend plans unless you’re doing brunch. Mimosas, please?

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As in it’s freezing cold.

“I want a dog, but not in the city”

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The poor dog will be stuck in a small apartment for half the year, and that’s just mean.

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If you’re being shady or secretive, you’re acting “sus” (as in suspicious).

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If someone agrees with what you’re saying, even if it may not be an actual fact, it’s the truth to them so they’ll say “facts.”

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When you OD you’re being excessive, or overdoing it.

“I’m broke”
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Everything in NYC is already too expensive, yet somehow rent continues to rise yearly. When will it end?!

“Can you swipe me?”

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Because sometimes it’s just easier to have a friend swipe their metro card for you than waste time in line to refill your card.

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